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Walking tracks: None
Getting there: The reserve is not publically accessible.
Getting there: The 13 hectare reserve is located 8km east of Rata, on Putorino Road off SH1, near Marton.
Crocodile Island is a small sand island with re-generating bush in the Orewa Estuary, not far off the Orewa College grounds and accessible by foot at low tide.
Walking tracks: The reserve has one circular track that takes an hour to complete.
Tracks: There is one track on the reserve that takes around 50 minutes to complete.
NOTICE: The Colin Kerr-Taylor Reserve is currently closed to the public protect our kauri from the spread of kauri dieback. Please respect this ban and visit one of the many other walks around the Auckland Region.
Karaka Cove was the first local reserve to have a pest control plan put into action, with Auckland Council supplying all the traps.
How to get there: SH 92 (70 kms south of Balclutha) on the Catlins coast.
Tracks: There are three tracks in the 60 hectare reserve, from 20 minutes to an hour and fifteen minutes. The longest track (the blue track) circuits the whole reserve.
The reserve contains four walking tracks: the Tui Track (2 ½ hours), the Troglodyte Track (30-45 mins), the Rewi Track (30 mins) and the Rakaunui Track (45 mins). There is an excellent lookout towards the Kaweka ranges.
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